[mythtv-users] General purpose frontend for 300 bucks?

JEDIDIAH jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Nov 23 16:07:48 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 06:21:13PM -0500, Jason Weida wrote:
> Any reason this<http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856173001&cm_re=ion_330-_-56-173-001-_-Product>(Zotac
> MAG HD-ND01) is not a perfect general purpose frontend?  I'm assuming that
> Flash 10.1 will give me reasonable GPU accelerated YouTube/Hulu playback
> right now, but I don't currently have any ION systems to test with.  No OS
> installed, just the hardware in an attractive package.  Not available to
> order today, so I'm signed up to be notified.
> I *almost* ordered
> this<http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856158007&cm_re=ion_330-_-56-158-007-_-Product>(ASROCK
> ION 330) for 50 bucks more and stumbled upon this guy.  I think the
> Zotac would be worth the wait.

...you will have to tell us what the fan noise is like.

I have both a Revo and an Asrock 330 and find the fans slightly disapointing.

Although I don't think they are $250 - $400 worth of disapointment. '-)

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